Scholarship Spotlight – October 2015

Every month, we select some of the best scholarships around and post them here on our blog. When you are ready to apply, check out our tips on How to Write a Scholarship Essay!


Snap Scholars Digital Marketing Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Anyone! Visitors will be able to vote at the bottom of your article when it is published. So, using the link we provide you with, feel free to let your families, friends and social networks know where the article is to read it and vote. We will measure shareability (How much traffic is driven to that post) and that will be one criteria for how the judges determine the winner.

Requirements: To the best of your ability, complete a 1,000 word article discussing a cutting-edge digital marketing tactic that is on the cusp of becoming incredibly important. Why and how will it change the way marketers promote their brand online? Complete your answer by showing us a strategy that supports your hypothesis.

The winning article will include these three certain criteria:

  • High-quality writing
  • Shareability
  • Originality
  • How cutting edge is the article?

Due Date: October 5, 2015


Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students at any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students and home schooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are also encouraged to apply.

Requirements: All applicants should submit an original 500 to 2,000 word essay via our online form or with the applicant’s full name, valid email address, telephone number, and mailing address in the upper right-hand corner of the essay via a stamped envelope to.

Branson Show Tickets
Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship
3265 Falls Parkway, Suite G
Branson, Missouri 65616

Due Date: October 15, 2015


CJ Pony Parts Scholarship

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Any current student who is a U.S. resident and will be enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester is eligible for this scholarship. This is open to all fields of study and is not exclusive to automotive or related degrees.

Requirements: Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of these topics:

  • What it means to live in America
  • My first memory of a Mustang
  • How the auto industry changed America
  • What a Mustang teaches me about life
  • How a Mustang relates to your field of study (get creative!)

You can be inspirational, funny, serious, educational, or even musical! Winners will be selected biased on creativity and content rather than video editing skill or how many views the video gets. Submitted videos must be your own work.

Upload your video to YouTube and then email the link to swilson@cjponyparts.com before midnight EST on the appropriate deadline below.

Due Date: October 15, 2015


Doodle for Google Scholarship

Amount: $30,000

Eligibility: Program is open to students in grades kindergarten through twelfth grades.

Requirements:  This year, Google is asking kids to create a doodle that tells the world “What makes me…me.” Kids have all kinds of things that make them unique, so they can use all kinds of materials to create their doodles, from crayons, to clay, to yarn, to graphic design. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o-o-g-l-e.

Due Date: October 19, 2015